From concerts to circus shows to musicals and basketball games, there's plenty of reasons to keep you out of the house this week.
Monday, Feb. 15
The circus is in town. Grab your friends, family or a date for an afternoon of circus spectacles you've never seen before at The Greatest Show on Earth. Don't miss your chance to see the elephants perform in their final year, as they will be moved to a sanctuary in May. Though this is your last chance to catch the acts at Philips Arena, the Duluth show at Infinite Energy Arena runs through Feb. 28.
Songs from the Heart: A Valentine's Cabaret at Onstage Atlanta in Decatur | 8 p.m.
$20 in advance; $25 at the door
2969 E Ponce de leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
Extend your Valentine's Day plans for an evening performance of this Valentine's cabaret directed by Olivia Kaye Sloan.
Kid Cudi fans, don't miss the star at Atlanta's Tabernacle this Monday. As of 2015, Cudi has sold over 5.2 million digital singles and has worked with many prominent artists in the industry like Jay-Z, David Guetta and more.
Tuesday, Feb. 16
Orchid Daze at Atlanta Botanical Garden | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
$19 for adults; $13 for children ages 3-12; Free admission for children under 3 and garden members
1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Wednesday, Feb. 17
Sweeney Todd at Actor's Express at the King Plow Arts Center | 8 p.m.
$39 for adults; $36 for military and seniors; $22 for students
887 West Marietta St NW J-107, Atlanta, GA 30318
Thursday, Feb. 18
Romeo and Juliet at The New American Shakespeare Tavern | 7:30 p.m.
$20 for adults; $15 for students and educators
499 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Bring some drama to your Thursday evening for the tavern's 16th anniversary of performing the timeless play about young lovers and feuding families.
During their nine-week trek, Springsteen and the E Street Band are making a stop in Atlanta and you don't want to miss it. The tour celebrates the arrival of "The Ties That Bind: The River Collection," which looks at the era of the 1980 "The River" album, which Rolling Stone magazine calls "Springsteen's best archival release yet."
Friday, Feb. 19
19th Annual North Atlanta Home Show begins at the Infinite Energy Center | Through Feb. 21
General admission $8; Seniors with ID, children 12 and under enter for free; Military with ID can buy one ticket for $8 and get one free
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097
Don't miss this one-stop-shop for everything home including decor, beds, outdoor living, kitchen remodels and more. Visit the event website for ticket info, show hours, schedule and more.
Saturday, Feb. 20
7th Annual Polar Plunge at Lake Lanier Islands Resort | Gates open at 11 a.m.; Plunge at 1:30 p.m.
Registration to participate: $50
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518
Support the largest fundraising effort benefiting the Special Olympics by collecting pledges from friends and family in exchage for a plunge into the icy waters at Lake Lanier. All proceeds collected by the brave "plungers" will benefit the 26,702 athletes of Special Olympics Georgia. Spectators are welcome to support the courageous. Arrive early to check out other fun and "cool" activities.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Milwaukee Bucks at Philips Arena | 7:30 p.m.
Tickets from $24 on Ticketmaster
1 Philips Dr, Atlanta, GA 30303
Come out and support the home team against the visiting Milwaukee Bucks this weekend with some buds or a date.
Sunday, Feb. 21
Fancy Nancy the Musical! at Synchronicity Theatre | 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
$20 general admission adult tickets; $15 for students, seniors, children ages 2-12; $30 reserved seating
1545 Peachtree St NE #102, Atlanta, GA 30309
Catch Fancy Nancy and her best friend, Bree, in this can't-miss musical performance. When the two besties get excited to play mermaids in their school's ballet production of "Deep Sea Dances," Fancy Nancy gets stuck playing a tree. Can she stay true to her philosophy that anyone can be fancy? Watch to find out.